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Address: The Stade, Folkestone, England
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Old fashioned fish market

Folkestone Harbour has old fashioned cobbles and a fish market where you can buy fresh fish straight from the sea. Depending on the tide you can walk along to the Sunny Sands or... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
Sarah P
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Folkestone Harbour has old fashioned cobbles and a fish market where you can buy fresh fish straight from the sea. Depending on the tide you can walk along to the Sunny Sands or in the other direction the Harbour Arm. The harbour arm often has music on during Saturday and Sunday. There are some great little places to grab a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Went through the old railway arches to the cobbled area by the sea, which turns into a path to the Eastcliff area. Lots of little fishing boats and stalls that sell their catch, a nice old pub, and a small sandy beach further along.

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1 Thank Elvin R
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Great for picture taking, and wasnt too busy, not loads to do but its pretty to look at the sea views on a sunny day and try the donuts,

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1 Thank 0layla
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't know about this until our host recommended it to us, because there is no explanatory signage in he harbour area and we missed it on our first visit. Look for a big arrow on the wall saying 'Harbour Arm'. Follow the arrow and you will find a partially restored railway station housing coffee bars of varying quality plus... More 

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1 Thank SwanseaBear
Clayton, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

At low tide, the water has receded past the breakwater; the result is the the boots sitting at anchor are, literally, sitting on the muddy service. This makes for some interesting images as some boats are tilting to one side or another. It is possible to walk on the muddy surface at low tide, as we saw some children doing.

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1 Thank Dale W
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There's plenty going on at Folkestone throughout the summer months. The harbour fishery, local stores and pubs are packed with visitors. Great fresh seafood to be purchased here too, there's also a Michelin Star restaurant and a fish & chips shop that they own as a subsidiary chain. Recommend the food it's very tasty.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great weather, fantastic time in the Burst in, great value. The fish is our attraction, Bob's the best of all

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1 Thank John C
Pudsey, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a lovely, picturesque little harbour - had a beautiful view of it from my hotel window, it was so nice to see the tide coming in and going out.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We love this area to walk, relax and buy fresh fish to take home in a freezer box. It is like stepping back in time and with lots of places to buy food or drinks. On a nice day it is just lovely and very close to a delightful high street which is worth the climb.

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2 Thank pauline r
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you would like to have a nice walk and some snacks this is the right place where to go! You can find all sort of seafood, icecream and so on.

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